LONDON: No less than their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend the world premiere of Spectre happening on October 26 at The Royal Albert Hall in London.
EON Productions, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios and Sony Pictures Entertainment announced that the 24th James Bond adventure was selected for the Cinema and Television Benevolent Fund’s (CTBF) Royal Film Performance (RFP) 2015.
“We are absolutely thrilled that the World Premiere of Spectre has been selected as The CTBF Royal Film Performance 2015 and are most grateful to the Royal Family for their continued support,” said CTBF president Barry Jenkins Obe.
The CTBF Royal Film Performance is annually held in aid of CTBF, the charity for the UK film, cinema and commercial television industries, dedicated to providing support for those working behind-the-scenes in times of hardship. Spectre will be the third Bond film chosen as an RFP title since its inception in 1946.
The world premiere will also be attended by the film’s leading actors Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Léa Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, David Bautista, Monica Bellucci, and Ralph Fiennes, plus director Sam Mendes
They will be joined on the red carpet by producers Michael Wilson and Barbara Broccoli, vice patrons of the CTBF, who echoed, “We are honored that Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend the Royal Film Performance of Spectre and delighted the CTBF will be the beneficiary of the event.”
As a first, Spectre will open on the same night at cinemas across UK and Ireland. Following the World Premiere and the release in the UK and Ireland, it will begin its rollout in territories around the world. The film will release in the US on November 6.
Besides its world premiere, Columbia Pictures also released the explosive final trailer of Spectre, which can be viewed at youtu.be/GdrhkU-vVnA.
The last trailer reveals some breathtaking action sequences, plus a memorable face off between Daniel Craig and villain Christoph Waltz.
Spectre follows the release of Skyfall, the biggest Bond film of all time, which took in $1.1 billion worldwide.
Opening across the Philippines on November 6, Spectre is distributed by Columbia Pictures, local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International.